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Add an RD Session Host Server to an RD Session Host Server Group

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

A Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server can be a member of more than one RD Session Host server group in Remote Desktop Services Manager.

To add an RD Session Host server to an RD Session Host server group by using the Add Computer action
  1. In Remote Desktop Services Manager, in the left pane, click the RD Session Host server group to which you want to add the RD Session Host server.

  2. On the Action menu, click Add Computer.

  3. In the Select Computer dialog box, select whether you want to connect to the local computer or to another computer. If you select Another Computer, you can type the NetBIOS name, the fully qualified domain name (FQDN), or the IP address of the computer. You can use Browse to search for the computer.

  4. Click OK. The computer will now appear in the RD Session Host server group in the left pane, and Remote Desktop Services Manager will automatically try to connect to the computer. The computer will be identified by its NetBIOS name, FQDN, or IP address, depending on what you provided in Step 3.

To add an RD Session Host server to an RD Session Host server group by using the Add to Group action
  1. In Remote Desktop Services Manager, in the left pane, click the name of the RD Session Host server that you want to add to an RD Session Host server group.

  2. On the Action menu, click Add to Group.

  3. In the Remote Desktop Services Manager dialog box, a list of RD Session Host server groups appears. If an appropriate RD Session Host server group is not listed, you can click Create Group to create a new RD Session Host server group.

  4. In the Remote Desktop Services Manager dialog box, select the name of the RD Session Host server group to which you want to add the RD Session Host server, and then click OK. The RD Session Host server will now appear in the RD Session Host server group in the left pane, and Remote Desktop Services Manager will automatically try to connect to the computer.

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